Bell 407GX gains FAA certificate

Bell Helicopter announced that its newest
version of the Bell 407, the Bell
407GX has earned FAA certification following its certification by Transport Canada
earlier this year.

The Bell
407GX was launched in February at the 2011 Heli-Expo in Orlando,
Bell has
received more than 60 orders. Bell
expects to deliver the first 407GX later this year.

The helicopter is equipped with the Garmin
G1000HTM integrated glass cockpit.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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